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SubjectRe: VGER does gradual SPF activation (FAQ matter)
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On Mon, 2006-06-12 at 20:14 +0200, Krzysztof Halasa wrote:
> Gerhard Mack <gmack@innerfire.net> writes:
>
> > Look at it from a mail admin's perspective. The bounces are now going
> > nowhere instead of some poor user's mailbox. You have just cut the damage
> > in half.
>
> If people doing SPF configured their servers to reject obviously
> bad messages before the SMTP transaction is completed (rather than
> generating a bounce later) it would IMHO do much more good.

In general that's the only sane way to reject detected spam mails (for
whatever the admin defines as "detected spam") - not only if you use
SPF.

Bernd
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